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Tornado Visualizations

This site from the Teaching Geoscience with Visualizations Collection at SERC focuses on tornadoes. Resources include animations and films that illustrate and help students investigate how tornados ...

1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Visualizations

This site from the Teaching Geoscience with Visualizations Collection at SERC features the great earthquake that struck San Francisco on April 18, 1906, and the fire that developed afterward. This ...

Climate Monitor Online

Climate Monitor Online combines regular updates of climate and meteorological data with commentaries from the worlds press and media. Monthly weather summaries (from 1998-present) for the world and ...

Event-Based Science: Remote Sensing Activities

Event-Based Science is a new way to teach science by using newsworthy events to establish the relevance of science topics. Interviews, photographs, web pages, and inquiry-based science activities ...

United States Geologic Survey: Selected Volcano Information

This United States Geological Survey (USGS) Volcano Hazards Program site contains links to selected material related to volcanic hazards. Users can access information about the volcanic hazards ...

Geology Fieldnotes: Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming/Idaho/Montana

This Yellowstone National Park site contains park geology information, photographs, related links, visitor information, multimedia resources, and teacher features (resources for teaching geology with ...

Discover Our Earth

The Discover Our Earth collection is designed to enhance learning of Earth Science topics including earthquakes, volcanoes, topography, plate tectonics and sea level change. Discover our Earth is a ...

Los Angeles Basin Depth Calculator

This web application, from the Southern California Earthquake Center, allows users to find basin depths in the Los Angeles area by entering longitude and latitude values, selecting locations from a ...

The San Andreas Fault

This United States Geological Survey (USGS) publication discusses the San Andreas Fault in California; specifically what has caused the fault, where it is located, surface features that characterize ...

The Southern California Integrated GPS Network Education Module

This educational module was designed to allow students to interactively explore the use of SCIGN (Southern California Integrated GPS Network) and its data in earthquake studies. It is divided into ...

Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS): Education and Outreach

This consortium of research universities is dedicated to exploring the Earth's interior through the acquisition and distribution of seismic data. Educational resources include high-quality, one-page ...

Plate Tectonics and Sea-Floor Spreading: Maps and Graphics, etc.

This page offers access to maps and graphics of earthquakes, active volcanoes and plate tectonics for the world, the Cascade Range , Juan de Fuca Ridge, Gorda Ridge and Axial Seamount in North ...

Simulating Fire Patterns in Heterogeneous Landscapes

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Environmental Science Division personnel are developing a computer fire simulation, an Ecological Model for Burning the Yellowstone Region (EMBYR), to investigate the ...

Webshaker

The UC San Diego Webshaker is a live earthquake experiment conducted over the internet. The user can select a historic earthquake or design an earthquake by specifying the frequency, amplitude, and ...

The Sleeping Mountain

In this role-playing scenario, students represent townspeople whose lives and livelihoods are endangered by an active volcano which may or may not erupt in the near future. They must debate whether ...

Volcano World

VolcanoWorld has been a leading source of information about volcanoes since January 1995. Each year VW serves about 4 million different users, including grade school kids, teachers, college students, ...

U. S. Geological Survey Volcano Hazards Program

A comprehensive overview of the U.S. Geological Survey's Volcano Hazards Program and current volcanic activity in the United States. The Volcano Hazards Program monitors volcanoes and collects the ...

A Complete Guide to CLimate Change

This guide to global climate change is a resource for geology, geography and environmental science students. It is not a complete guide but serves to review and illustrate the key factors of climate ...

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration's Operational Significant Event Imagery

This web page provides high-resolution, detailed imagery of significant environmental events. Links are available to images on the following subjects: current events, dust storms, fires, floods, ...

Hurricanes

This Why Files article focuses on hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean region: what they are, how they form, how they are predicted, how scientists use Geostationary Operational ...




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